CONTEST – The UK’s Strategy for Counter-Terrorism has four strands often known as the four Ps:
- Prevent: To stop people becoming terrorists or supporting violent extremism.
- Pursue: To stop terrorist attacks through disruption, investigation and detection.
- Prepare: Where an attack cannot be stopped, to mitigate its impact.
- Protect: To strengthen against terrorist attack, including borders, utilities, transport infrastructure and crowded places.